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The Official 2019 Global Event Forum Report Breakdown!

The Official 2019 Global Event Forum Report Breakdown!

October 31, 2019
On this week’s Event Brew, we’re breaking down the Global Event Forum report. So, just in case you don’t know, the Global Event Forum brings together the most influential live event professionals. And here, they debate and discuss the hottest and most relevant topics impacting the live event industry on a global level. Four issues were outlined and discussed at length. And the major topic that took over the conversation was commoditization in the industry.
 
So, this week, our hosts Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling are giving you the scoop. We’re breaking down the best bits and discussing the strategies and ideas coming out of the report. And pro-tip: make sure you get your hands on the Global Event Forum report to better follow the conversation. Are you ready? Let’s get brewing!
Event Associations: Do They Matter Anymore?

Event Associations: Do They Matter Anymore?

October 24, 2019

If you're in the events industry, you know that event associations can be a great thing. The perks and benefits one gets from being a part of these associations are nothing short of amazing. Education, information, and exchange of ideas are all things we need as both human beings and an industry. But while these are facts, the question of whether or not event associations remain relevant is still out there. Do they even matter anymore? Do event professionals actually need them?

Well, that is exactly the topic we'll be tackling on this week's edition of Event Brew. Our always amazing hosts Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling are here to share their opinions on the subject. And as always, having different perspectives and backgrounds makes for a pretty amazing conversation. So grab your favorite drink, it's time to get brewing!

Supplier-Partner Relationships In Events: In-House vs Third-Party

Supplier-Partner Relationships In Events: In-House vs Third-Party

October 17, 2019

Ding, ding ding, it's time to talk about supplier-partner relationships in events! And this is, of course, a topic very dear and near to our hearts. When it's time decide between in-house and third-party, who will win? Is there a better option at all times? Or does it depend on specific situations? We're sure these are all questions that have danced around your mind at least one time. But because we're all about answers, this juicy episode of Event Brew will do the best to help you out. This is one of those times where having four spectacular hosts with different backgrounds and experience comes in handy. Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling all have something to say about the topic of supplier-partner relationships in events. Things are about to get a little heated but in the best possible sense. Grab your drink and let's get brewing! 

Education vs Experience: Do You Need A Degree To Make It In The Events Industry?

Education vs Experience: Do You Need A Degree To Make It In The Events Industry?

October 10, 2019

It's the oldest dilemma in history - education vs experience. And when it comes to the events industry, it's more than normal to ponder for a bit. In an industry where experience oftentimes seems to overtake education, which one has more weight? If you want to become an event professional, should you invest in education first? Or is it safer to immediately jump into the field to get your hands dirty? And with the rise of offers in higher education institutions, the lines seem to get even more blurred. But thankfully enough, this week's Event Brew is ready to tackle the topic of education vs experience. Our amazing hosts Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling all have completely different backgrounds. And yet, all of them made it in the events industry. Which makes for the perfect environment to discuss the pros and cons of each side. So, education vs experience - which one should you put your money on? Let's get brewing and find out!

Mass Shootings In The Events Industry: Propelling The Safety Conversation Forward

Mass Shootings In The Events Industry: Propelling The Safety Conversation Forward

October 3, 2019

We believe strongly just because some topics are more sensitive, doesn't mean we should avoid them. Silence is oftentimes more of a peril than a benefit, and it invites inaction. So this time around on the industry's most unfiltered show, we're talking mass shootings in the events industry. Our hosts Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling sit down to share their thoughts on the matter. If you're curious to learn what these four event profs have to say, then press play, and let's get brewing! For the full resources check out our blog